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Annapolis Irish Festival: Almost Like Home

Lucky me. Last week I got the chance to attend this year’s Annapolis Irish Festival and it was absolutely brilliant. Each year this annual event is held at the Anne Arundel Fair Grounds in Crownsville, spread out over two days—this year, Friday July 15 th and Saturday July 16 th . The festival is…

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Sailor Oyster Bar Opens in Annapolis

Annapolis is quickly becoming a town known for its restaurants as well as the chefs behind the tasty dishes being served. Its latest addition, Sailor Oyster Bay (196 West Street), is no exception. Sticking to the basics, Scott Herbst (also General Manager at Tsunami in Annapolis) hatched a plan to…

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Lil' Lamb Boutique

There’s an Annapolis jewel I truly treasure—the Lil’ Lamb Boutique. Before my son arrived, I fell in love with this store and would buy baby gifts for friends and family expecting or with little ones; they even have some great gifts for the new mom. The shop is a quick walk off State Circle on…

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Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake Bay

Each month our local history blogger, Kat Spitzer, takes readers on a trip to an exhibit in Anne Arundel County. This month, Kat visited the Historic Annapolis Museum, where she walks us through their on-going exhibit “Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake Bay.” Join Kat on a tour as she…

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Karin Best: Local Metal Artist and Jewelry Smith

Karin Best Casting organic material (from crabs to barnacles and everything in between) into silver jewelry, Annapolis-based artist Karin Best makes some of the city's most unique, personalized, head-turning pieces – most of which are inspired by the things she sees every day in Annapolis. Drawing…

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Things to Do Around the Chesapeake Bay

Thinking of visiting Annapolis this summer? Washingtonian.com recently posted a comprehensive list of things to do on Chesapeake Bay, highlighting many of our favorite spots in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Check out their article, Your Complete Guide to Exploring the Chesapeake Bay for…

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A Tour for the Architecturephiles

When you think about what makes a city unique or what defines its look, its character, its je ne sais quois, there is perhaps nothing more important than its architecture. Okay, maybe food, but certainly architecture is one of those things we think of when we think of a place. Miami = art deco. Palm…

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